Shahe, Ganzhou (Cretaceous of China)

Also known as Shahe Industrial Park

Where: Jiangxi, China (25.8° N, 115.0° E: paleocoordinates 25.8° N, 108.8° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Hekou Formation (Guifeng Group), Maastrichtian (72.1 - 66.0 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: fluvial; burrowed, red sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: trace

Collected by Yingliang Stone Nature History Museum in 2019

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

Primary reference: L. Xing, K. Niu, L. Zhang, T.-R. Yang, J. Zhang, W. S. Persons, A. Romilio, Y. Zhang, and H. Ran. 2020. Dinosaur eggs associated with crustacean trace fossils from the Upper Cretaceous of Jiangxi, China: evidence for foraging behavior?. Biosis: Biological Systems 1(2):54-59 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 220036: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 30.04.2021, edited by Philip Mannion

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Theropoda - Oviraptoridae
Oviraptoridae indet. Barsbold 1976 maniraptoran
YLSNHM01266 - embryo (preserved inside egg)
 Theropoda - Elongatoolithidae
Elongatoolithus elongatus Young 1954 theropod
YLSNHM00998, nest with 7 eggs
 Ichnofossils -
Thalassinoides suevicus Rieth 1932
YLSNHM00998, burrows